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The Crosland Impact

News and Events: Learn how we are shaping the future of education for students with learning differences

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Charlotte Hornets Donate $100,000 to JCS!

The Charlotte Hornets Foundation announced that its annual $100,000 Education Grant has been given to JCS to build a STEAM lab for students al off abilities. The lab includes computers, #D printers, microscopes, science and craft workstations, and a Lego table.

HoopTee Charities and JCS Join Forces

The John Crosland School is thrilled to announce our incredible partnership with HoopTee Charities! A huge shoutout to Fred Whitfield, the visionary founder of HoopTee Charities, for providing an amazing opportunity that opens doors for our students. This generous donation will pave the way for 4 incoming students in grades K-6 to join JCS for the 24-25 school year. 4 students, who would not otherwise have the financial ability to attend Crosland, will receive three years of tuition support, ensuring they can access the education and support they need to thrive.

Wells Fargo Championship awards JCS funds for Financial Aid

Wells Fargo Championship supports many Charlotte charities every year and we are honored to be chosen as a recipient! This year the #WellsFargoChampionship donated a record of nearly $2.5 million to local charities and have raised $30 million since inception in 2003. Lack of funding should never stand in the way of a child learning to read, and this generous donation will make our mission possible for more families! Thank you Wells Fargo Championship for your incredible support!

'Why`` Podcast with Dr. Gary and Hallie Rojeski

Head of School, Hallie Rojeski, had the privilege of being a guest on Dr. Gary's Beyond Your WHY Podcast, where they delved into the topic of The Power of WHY in Education. Listen as she shares her journey in the field of special education and leadership, and insights that can have a positive impact on educators, parents, and leaders alike.

Crosland’s Inside Scoop

A Moving Graduation Ceremony: Reflecting on the Past and Embracing the Future

Our recent graduation ceremony was a profoundly moving event, made especially poignant by the presence of alumni Austin Harper. As the five graduating seniors stood before the audience, Austin's heartfelt speech created a lasting impact, filled with reflections, encouragement, and a deep sense of shared experience...

May's Update

Enjoy highlights from the month, helpful resources for all, and upcoming event information!

Impact Report

The fifth annual issue of Crosland's digital magazine, Crosland News, is ready for online viewing! Flip through it and reflect on a very memorable year.

Crosland Insider

Click below to read about some of the Spring 2024 highlights, statistics, spotlights, and more!

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23-24 Community Collaboration Series

Thank you to all of the professionals who volunteered to present in our Community Collaboration Series and all of those who joined to learn and connect! We are looking forward to an exciting 24-25 Series. In the meantime, watch missed sessions on our YouTube channel!

Annual Campaign Opportunity to Give!

100% of the Board and 93% of the Faculty/Staff have supported the annual fund! Now we look to our friends and community to help us reach out goal: acquiring a new activity bus to expand student learning beyond the classroom!

About Our School

Our Story

In 1978, Dr. Mary Dore envisioned an environment in-which students could gain self-confidence in their ability to learn and to succeed in life after graduation. Her vision is still vibrant and thriving over 40 years later!

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Our Approach to Learning

We strive to transform the lives of our students who have learning differences by providing a holistic, individualized education in a diverse and nurturing community where each student belongs.

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Student Life

Along with our core curriculum we offer other enriching activities including Camp Comets, tutoring, extended day activities and testing, speech and occupational services. We also offer a phenomenal athletics program!

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Our Students Thrive Outside of the Traditional Classroom

In addition to a foundation of traditional and researched-based academics, Crosland offers a unique program including the arts, technology, athletics and social development. We develop independent self-advocates who succeed in work, study, and life in our ever-changing world.

Why You Belong at Crosland

Discover how North Carolina’s first school for students with learning differences continues to transform lives.

We celebrate and embrace every child’s unique needs when it comes to education. We would love to speak with you more about your child and find out if the Crosland School is the right choice for you and your family!